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Loyens & Loeff, Caroline Docclo, Brussels, BELGIUM

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Caroline Docclo

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Loyens & Loeff

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Caroline is a member of the International Tax Services Practice Group and of the Tax Controversy and Litigation Team in Belgium.


Caroline has a broad practice in counselling and litigation in tax matters.

She is a professor of international tax law at the Law School of the Université libre de Bruxelles, and at the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, of the same university, as well as at the Université de Liège.

She sits on the board of editors of the Journal de droit fiscal and is a former president of the Belgian branch of the IFA (International Fiscal Association).

Caroline has been a member of the Brussels Bar (Ordre Français des Avocats) since 1987.


2009: Of Counsel, Loyens & Loeff.


Caroline works in French and English.


International Fiscal Association.


Caroline holds a Law degree from the Université libre de Bruxelles (Belgium, 1985), a Tax Law degree and an Economic Law degree from the Université libre de Bruxelles (Belgium, 1987). She obtained an LL.M. in Taxation from NYU (New York, USA, 1994). Caroline passed the exam for the access of attorneys to the Cour de cassation in Belgium.



Within: Tax

Loyens & Loeff's team, which¬†delivers 'value for money',¬†is praised by clients for being 'responsive, flexible and creative'. It forms part of a larger group that has a strong Benelux presence. In addition to having a first-rate reputation in corporate tax, the firm fields specialists in various other areas.¬†Christian Ch√©ruy,¬†Marc Dhaene,¬†Caroline Docclo¬†and¬†Bert Gevers¬†are experienced in assisting clients with filing tax returns,¬†the checking process by the Belgian Tax Administration, administrative appeals and criminal litigation. Practice head¬†Natalie Reypens¬†leads a team that¬†advises clients on a wide range of transfer pricing issues.¬†Saskia Lust¬†and¬†Nicolas Bertrand¬†are particularly knowledgeable about issues specific to family businesses, entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals.¬†Gunther Valkenborg¬†specialises in compensation and benefits issues. On the transactional side, Ch√©ruy and senior associate¬†J√©r√īme Wauthier¬†advised CTH on the tax aspects of its $2.8bn acquisition of Nestl√©'s US confectionery business in 2017.

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  • New reporting obligations for Luxembourg securitisation vehicles

    Recognising the close links between the securitisation activities of financial vehicles corporations engaged in securitisation transactions (FVCs) and monetary financial institutions, the European Central Bank (ECB) has adopted on December 19, 2008 Regulation (EC) No 24/2009 concerning statistics on the assets and liabilities of FVCs (the ECB Regulation).
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